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My LMP was may 12-16 i had sex with my bf all of may.. But was sexually assulted june 2.. My hCG is at 1600..Is it possible the assult impregnated me.
Get genetic testing: Your OB can help. If you do not, science or no, you will spend the rest of your life wondering. I hope that things turn out to be as you want them, and that if the child is the result of rape, you'll have your options explained to you. Remember the option to bring the child to term for adoption. This is a delicate question and this may be a time of great joy, great sorrow, or perhaps even both. ...Read more
Shame/guilt: Shame/guilt is just about the darkest emotion people can face. It presupposes that there's an audience to our alleged wrongdoings, and that devastating judgement will be passed. Something to remember is that everyone has something they feel ashamed about; it's inescapable. Find a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Getting it off one's chest in a safe, nonjudgmental place is the first step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: This question suggests that you may be in danger. If you are please seek appropriate help immediately. Features: the health, age & size of the victim, the method & location of assault, the body location of the battery, the force inflicted on the body. The reason for the assault, the mental status of the attacker. Head/neck injuries are the most significant followed by chest and abdominal trauma. ...Read more
I'm a forty five yeared old woman, what are the affects of an assault on a woman with mental illness compared to a normal average woman?
It depends: The effects of a traumatic event (or any event) depend on the psychological meanings it holds for each individual person, based on his/her personal history and psychological makeup. If a current trauma stirs up feelings/memories connected with unresolved past traumas (consciously or unconsciously), we may well see a more extreme reaction than otherwise. There is no general answer. It all depends. ...Read more
No avoiding stress: There really are no ways of avoiding stress if there is someone in your life whom you don't trust and is being verbally aggressive. The first step is in acknowledging the negative toll the interaction is having on one's life. Seeking out a psychologist for professional assistance can help sort out what actions need to be taken to reduce the stress immediately and in the long-run. ...Read more
More info needed: Simply staring is not enough information to calculate the chance of an assault; if that person is following you, breathing deeply and slowly then an assault is more likely. Best to calmly leave that kind of situation. ...Read more
Be careful: There is no way to guarantee that you won't be a victim but there are ways to protect yourself. Be careful who you're with when you go out, have a buddy and keep tabs on each other. Don't let anyone tell you you can't say no at any point. Be prepared to protect yourself, self defense classes may help. If you're meeting someone new, don't have him drive you, drive yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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